Brass Quintet Takes Stage At Historic Theater in New Martinsville
NEW MARTINSVILLE — Wheeling Symphony Orchestra announces the next performance of the WSO on the GO series, featuring Wheeling Symphony’s Brass Quintet. The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at the Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville. This concert is free and open to the public.
The WSO on the GO ensemble features musicians Jason Allison (horn), Shawn Wilson (trumpet), Donald Duncan (trumpet), John Sebastian Vera (trombone), and Phil VanOuse (tuba). As a performer, Jason Allison can be heard in the French horn sections of the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras, the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera Orchestra, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, and Pittsburgh’s historic River City Brass. Shawn Wilson is a member of the The Brass Roots in Pittsburgh, Pa., and the River City Brass Band, and regularly plays with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet, and Wheeling Symphony. Trumpeter Donald Duncan has performed with the Chicago Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Wichita Symphony, New Mexico Symphony, Wheeling Symphony and the National Repertory Orchestra and is on the teaching faculty at Wichita State University. John Sebastian Vera is the principal trombonist of the Pittsburgh Opera and River City Brass, and has also played with symphonies in Wheeling, Dallas, Detroit and Pittsburgh among others. Phil VanOuse is principal tuba for the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestras and appears regularly in bands, orchestras, quintets and jazz bands on trombone, euphonium and tuba.
The concert will include an eclectic repertoire of classical favorites, pop songs and lively marches. “We are beyond excited to be back performing at the historic Lincoln Theater in New Martinsville,” said Bryan Braunlich, general manager of the WSO. “We are also so fortunate enough to partner once again with our friends at ArtsLink, Inc. who helped make this concert possible along with additional support from the Parks and Recs Commission. You are guaranteed to have a wonderful time at the Lincoln Theatre with the performances from these incredible musicians.”
Because of the generous support of our sponsors and donors, including title sponsor McKinley Carter Wealth Services, all WSO on the GO concerts will be free to the public to entice and encourage new audiences to become long-time supporters.
More information is available at wheelingsymphony.com.